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Controlling 2014 Plenary Session Recording: SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA – Moving controlling and finance closer together


b2ap3_thumbnail_DSC_8182_Resized.jpgNew users have traditionally struggled to understand the way SAP separates Financial Accounting and Management Accounting where most legacy systems see the two as one. While it’s easy enough to understand how a payroll account flows from the profit and loss statement into cost center accounting because the account information stays the same, the situation becomes more challenging as a revenue account flows into profitability analysis and is transformed into a value field, or a cost of goods sold account becomes multiple value fields depending on the cost components involved. In its latest product release, SAP is bringing the two worlds closer together.

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Controlling 2014 Participant-Driven Deep Dive & Workshop Day Recap


b2ap3_thumbnail_DSC_1066_Resized.jpgBased on attendee feedback, we launched the post-conference Participant-Driven Deep Dive & Workshop Day at Controlling 2013. Learn a little bit more about the second year went at the 2014 post-conference workshop. 

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Controlling 2014 Plenary Presentation Slides: SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA – Moving controlling and finance closer together


b2ap3_thumbnail_DSC_8182_Resized.jpgNew users have traditionally struggled to understand the way SAP separates Financial Accounting and Management Accounting where most legacy systems see the two as one. While it’s easy enough to understand how a payroll account flows from the profit and loss statement into cost center accounting because the account information stays the same, the situation becomes more challenging as a revenue account flows into profitability analysis and is transformed into a value field, or a cost of goods sold account becomes multiple value fields depending on the cost components involved. In its latest product release, SAP is bringing the two worlds closer together.

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SAP CO-PA (costing-based vs. account-based) and BPC at Woodward

We’ve been working on a project at Woodward to implement SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.0, Version for SAP NetWeaver (BPC).   This project is part of an overall roadmap aimed at unifying our financial systems across the company, while being able to maintain more than one ERP.  

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How do I find the right SAP planning tool? And why should I care?

Thomas Bauer 100 x 100Okay, so the question is rhetorical.  Of course – all controllers care about planning and selecting the right tool for the job! When I speak with clients, I often find that they don’t understand the entire range of SAP products available and there is often uncertainty when it comes to what tool should be used for different types of work.

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SAP + MS Excel - Building a Bridge to Financial Excellence Webinar Recording Now Available

Members of the SAP Controlling Community gathered for a webinar presented by Adrian Rochofski from Kern Americas on Friday, August 22 at 1:00 PM  EDT. The webinar explored how multinational SAP customers are building a bridge between their Financial Planning Excel world and SAP.

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Controlling 2014 Gold Wifi Sponsor - OANDA

b2ap3_thumbnail_oanda-hor-rgb-720x200.jpgERP Corp is pleased to announce that OANDA will be the gold wifi sponsor for Controlling 2014. Stop by OANDA's booth to learn more about OANDA Exchange Rates, the world’s authoritative foreign exchange data source. 

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Webinar Announcement: SAP + MS Excel - Building a Bridge to Financial Excellence

Join Adrian Rochofski on Friday, August 22 at 1:00 PM  EDT for a webinar on how multinational SAP customers are building a bridge between their Financial Planning Excel world and SAP.

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Navigate SAP’s Rapid Deployment Solutions (RDS) Webinar Recording Now Available

SAP Controlling Community members recently gathered for a webinar on SAP Rapid Deployment Solutions.

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Controlling 2014 Silver Sponsor - Kern Americas

ERP Corp is pleased to announce that Kern Americas will be a silver sponsor for Controlling 2014. Stop by Kern's booth to learn more about Allevo: The next generation of financial and cost planning software. 

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SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA - Frequently Asked Questions

I’ve spent the last six months working with the first accounting customers to validate and implement SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA. I’ve talked with even more customers about the possibilities of the new solution. SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA will be made generally available on 1st August 2014. In this blog, I’ll explain how the new solution differs from earlier software versions and discuss some of my learnings.

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Controlling 2014 Speaker Profile: Thomas Bauer

This week we are profiling Controlling 2014 speaker Thomas Bauer. Thomas is a managing partner and solution architect for planning solutions at biX Consulting in Germany, a BI consulting company he formed 5 years ago with former colleagues from SAP Germany.

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What is SAP Simple Finance? - Webinar Recording Now Available

SAP Controlling Community members recently gathered for a webinar on SAP Simple Finance and SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA.

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Controlling 2014 Keynote Announcement - BPC 10 on SAP HANA: How Speed Unlocks Innovation at CareFusion


b2ap3_thumbnail_IMG_3445.jpgLearn more about the Controlling 2014 keynote - BPC 10 on SAP HANA: How Speed Unlocks Innovation at CareFusion.

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Controlling 2014 Networking Highlights

b2ap3_thumbnail_Dinner-in-Little-Italy.jpgOne of the most important aspects of Controlling 2014 is the opportunity to network with the SAP Controlling community. Participants will have the opportunity to share knowledge, best practices, insight, perspectives, and opportunities in a relaxed, community atmosphere.  

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Controlling 2014 Participant-Driven Deep Dive & Workshop Day

b2ap3_thumbnail_IMG_4043.jpgBased on attendee feedback, we launched the post-conference Participant-Driven Deep Dive & Workshop Day at Controlling 2013. Learn a little bit more about what we learned last year and why you shouldn’t miss the 2014 post-conference workshop

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What’s new at Controlling 2014?

So what’s new at Controlling 2014? Our team hears that question a lot. Here a list of the top 10 new features at Controlling 2014: 

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Controlling 2014 Program Announcement

b2ap3_thumbnail_controlling2014_logo_noTag.pngIt’s here! Our team posted the Controlling 2014 conference sessions this week. Check out the targeted SAP Controlling content, great case studies, and even more opportunities to network with your peers and build and strengthen the SAP Controlling community. 

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